Direct wire strain relief
Attach direct wire strain relief
Unscrew the removable conduit connector (A) and any
screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking
on strain relief). Put the threaded section of the strain relief
(C) through the hole below the terminal block opening (B).
Reaching inside the terminal block opening, screw the
removable conduit connector (A) onto the strain relief threads.
Attach direct wire cable to strain
Put direct wire cable through the strain relief. The strain
relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be in
a horizontal position. Tighten strain relief screw against the
direct wire cable.
If your wiring looks like this:
4-wire direct connection:
Go to "4-Wire Direct Connection"
on this page.
3-wire direct connection:
Go to "3-Wire Direct Connection"
on page 11.
Direct Wire connection
homes and where local codes do not permit 3-wire
Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so
dryer may be moved if needed.
Strip 5" (127 mm) of outer covering from end of cable,
leaving bare ground wire at 5" (127 mm). Cut 1
from remaining 3 wires. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm).
Shape ends of wires into hooks.
Remove center terminal block screw (B). Remove neutral
ground wire (E) from external ground conductor screw (A).
4-wire Direct Wire connection
A 4-wire connection is required for mobile
Prepare your 4-wire cable for
Prepare to connect neutral
ground wire and neutral wire
" (38 mm)